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10 Downing Street

the British government; refers to location of Prime Minister’s residence [Br. Culture: Benét, 286]
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So far, no interest has been shown in such a vision by the occupant of 10 Downing St.
LONDON -- When Boris Johnson walks through the black enameled door of 10 Downing St. today, he will fulfill what his biographers describe as his relentless "blond ambition" to follow his hero, Winston Churchill, into Britain's top job.
Just ask Theresa May, soon to depart 10 Downing St. May spent two years trying to work out how Britain should leave the European Union, only to have her Brexit deal defeated three times by Parliament -- with many in her own party refusing to back her.
Jodie - the fourth teen stabbed to death in London this year - was also pictured on a trip to 10 Downing St.
When Theresa May is not at 10 Downing St., she and her husband Philip, have a weekend retreat in Sonning, a relatively gentle village, but with some lovely features such as The Mill Theatre and notable restaurants like the French Horn.
10 Downing St. Monday to urge the government to take action.
Don't be fooled by the array of smiling faces in photographs of the cabinet at work in 10 Downing St. Because all is not as it seems.
HOLLY Willoughby is clearly in the Out camp as she suffers a bummer of a wardrobe malfunction at 10 Downing St.
Contained within the Bill is the question that will be put to the electorate, as well as making clear the franchise for the referendum, according to a 10 Downing St. press release.
4 With the Queen's approval and an indication of the candidate's willingness to serve, 10 Downing St. announces the name of the Archbishop-designate.
10 Downing St., Stoddard writes, a repeat encounter he initially resists and which she describes in a scene he recounts from memory.
The result is a work of some 65 minutes' duration, including an entr'acte ("Dances of the Pirates," incorporating a pair of hornpipes) and mini suite titled "Dances of the Indians." A sequel to the hugely popular The Beggar's Opera by Gay and Pepusch (1728), Polly was a victim of the government crackdown that resulted from the earlier work's satirizing Prime Minister Sir Robert Walpole, the first British PM to take up residence at 10 Downing St. Until reworked by Arnold, Polly was never staged, although the original text reportedly sold well.